Prepare and climb the Matterhorn, 7 days in Zermatt

Follow Herbert, certified mountain guide, on this 7-day adventure near Zermatt and prepare to climb the famous Matterhorn (‎4,478 m /14,692 ft), Switzerland's iconic summit!

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

7 days

Mountain Range

Alps

People per Guide

1 person

Trip Level

Sustained

Offer Period

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Type of Trip

Private

Highlights

 
  • Experience one of the world’s classic mountaineering expeditions.

  • Reach the top of Switzerland’s iconic summit.

  • Prepare and climb the famous Matterhorn with the help of an expert local guide.

 

I invite you to join me on this exceptional 7-day mountaineering course where we’ll prepare and climb the Matterhorn (‎4,478 m), one of the most dramatic mountains in the Alps.

The Matterhorn is the most photographed mountain in the world. As one of Switzerland’s iconic summits, it is a sought out challenge for ambitious mountaineers from all over the world.

On the border between Switzerland and Italy, this extraordinary mountain is famous for its myths and legends. Furthermore, it is relevant for its place in mountaineering history and for its astonishing shape and beautifully exposed ascent.

I have organized this 7-day program in order to get to the top of this amazing summit in the best possible conditions. Each participants climbing technique will improve gradually as we climb the Riffelhorn (2,928 m), the Pollux (4,092 m), the Briethorn (4,164 m), and finally the Matterhorn (‎4,478 m). Additionally, this expedition requires familiarity with rock climbing and with snow and ice skills. Also, it’s essential to be in great physical shape.

Climbing the Matterhorn is without question one of the world’s great classic mountaineering challenges. So if you are ready to check this adventure off your bucket-list, send me a request and we’ll start preparing for this unforgettable trip in Switzerland! 

Looking for more mountaineering adventures in Switzerland? Then you can also join me on this 2-day ascent to Castor and Pollux near Zermatt.

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Price per person

 
Group of 1
3780 CHF

 

Price includes

 
  • Guiding fee
 

Itinerary

 
  • Day 1Arrival in Zermatt
  • Day 2Hike by yourself around Gornergrat / Rothorn
  • Day 3Rock climb at Riffelhorn (2,928 m)
  • Day 4Pollux (4,092 m)
  • Day 5Halfe Breithorn traverse (4,164 m)
  • Day 6Ascent by yourself to the Hornli hut
  • Day 7Matterhorn acent over the Hornli ridge
 
 

Other details

 
Skill level required

Advanced

Fitness level required

Fit

Meeting point

Zermatt

Accommodation

Hornli hut

More info

For safety reasons the guide takes only one client for the Matterhorn climb. But if you want to bring a friend along with Riffelhorn, Pollux and half Breithorn traverse I can take 2 clients, without surcharge.

 

About the Guide

 
 

I am a nature lover who made his hobbies and passion into his profession. I possess only international recognized qualifications. As I am active in the mountains the whole year round my goal is to complement the programmes of the local organizations. My desire is to share with you my joy on the mountains, my knowledge, my experience and to make your stay in Zermatt to an unforgettable experience.

In the following pages you will find a few suggestions and ideas for your holiday in Zermatt. If my ideas or suggestions do not meet your demands, please do not hesitate to let me know what you would like to do and I will create your own personal programme. I am not only active in Zermatt but also everywhere where outdoor activities can be done. It would be a pleasure to accompany you safely and competently in the mountains.

 
 

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